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Final score didn’t matter, Portsmouth team’s gesture did

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Newtown High School girls' soccer team captains (from left) Tess Murray, Anna Northrop and Lindsey Jagoe shake hands with Portsmouth captains Jessica Kaufman and Leah Hibbad before their match at Roger Williams University Saturday night.

BRISTOL — When the last whistle was blown Saturday night, the Newtown High School girls’ soccer team had defeated Portsmouth High by a score of 2-1. The outcome of the game was hardly the focus, however. This was about one team reaching out to a wounded community. The exhibition game, held at Roger Williams University (RWU) […]

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